2017 Midyear Meeting


  • Please click here for the 2017 Midyear program booklet.


Friday, February 3, 2017
Workshops 5A & 5B: "Building Bridges Across Deep Divides (Part II) - What Role can Bar Foundations Play?"
Speakers: Barbara O’Reilly and Richard Neustedter

Plenary: "Building Bridges Across Deep Divides (Part II) – What Role can Bar Foundations Play?"

Saturday, February 4, 2017
Rethink Your Event Fundraising Strategy
Speaker: Brooke Battle

Handouts:, to download:

  • 3-Month Example Calendar
  • Goal Setting Worksheet
  • Powerpoint presentation (in PDF form)
  • Social Media pointers

NCBF 2016 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, San Francisco

Here are highlights from the meeting for your continued reference:



Friday, August 5, 2016
Plenary: “Minute Message Model” - Jennie Winton, Founding Partner, Mission Minded

Workshops 5A and 5B: Donor Relations - Lynne Wester, Principal, Donor Relations Guru Consulting LLC

Saturday, August 6
NCBF/LexisNexis Partnerships for Success Award Presentation -– Military Spouse JD Network Foundation, Justice for Military Families

Plenary: ”Sharing Your Wealth – It’s Show and Tell Time!”

NCBF 2016 Midyear Meeting, February 4-6

Resources from the meeting:


Friday, February 5, 2016
Joint Workshop 5A/5B: How to Create the Perfect BOD (Board of Directors): Insider Secrets to Inspire Your Board to Show Up, Reach Out and Bring in Dollars (Parts I and II) - Cindi Phallen, President, Create Possibility

Friday, February 5, afternoon workshop:
Change the Story, Change the World – Andy Goodman, Director, The Goodman Center
Change the Story, Change the World (Powerpoint Presentation)

Saturday, February 6, 2016
Creating Relevance with the Next Generation - Dan Negroni, Founder and CEO, Launchbox
This is an interactive session so no handouts. Check out launchbox to learn more about the resources available regarding cross-generational issues.

NCBF Annual Meeting, July 31 – August 1 , Chicago

Here’s information to help you make the most out of your participation in the Chicago annual meeting:

Friday, July 31, 2015

Joint Workshop 5A: Addressing Challenges of the Changing Legal Landscape:  Pipeline, Debt Forgiveness and Lawyer Employment Efforts

Joint Workshop 5B: Investment Practices and Policies – Thomas Moushey and Matthew Veith

Plenary: Talkin’ ‘bout My Generation: Hon. Debra Walker and Brittany Wisniewski

Saturday, August 1, 2015


NCBF Midyear Meeting, February 5-7

Final Program


NCBF 2014 Annual Meeting, August 7-9, Boston

Program highlights included workshops by Tom Ahern, expert on nonprofit donor communications, and Robert Ambrogi, lawyer and consultant on social media and legal technology.

Joint NABE/NCBP/NCBF Program

Partnerships for Success Presentation:  Board Observer Program  - Philadelphia Bar Foundation:

BOP Organization Expression of Interest Form

BOP Overview Application Form

BOP Application


Joint Workshop 5A: Do-It-Yourself Audit – Tom Ahern

Joint Workshop 5B: Donor Communications and Case for Support – Tom Ahern

Friday afternoon plenary: Planned Giving Part II

Meeting Materials

NCBF 2014 Midyear Meeting - February 6-8, Chicago

2014 NABE/NCBP/NCBF Midyear Meeting Program


2013 NCBF Annual Meeting, August 8-10, San Francisco

Final Joint NABE/NCBP/NCBF  Program


2012 NCBF Annual Meeting, August 2-4, Chicago, IL


Final Joint NABE/NCBP/NCBF Program


Frequently Asked Questions

Future Meetings

Upcoming NCBF Annual and Midyear Meetings





Miami, FL
February 2-4

New York, NY
August 10-12

2018 Vancouver, British Columbia
February 1-3

Chicago, IL
August 2-4